Highfield Grange Holiday Park
Highfield Grange Holiday Park is a fantastic Park Dean Resort site and is one of the most popular holiday parks in Clacton-on-Sea. The park boasts excellent on-site facilities, a lively atmosphere and is truly a fabulous holiday destination for families. Close to the town centre of Clacton, there is so much to do in the local area as well as on park. So, there is certainly lots to do.
Clacton-on-Sea is a fantastic holiday destination and there are many holiday parks in and around the seaside town. Highfield Grange is one of the top 10 best holiday parks in Clacton and is a desired holiday destination by many. This isn’t just because of the thrilling 200ft flume with a heated indoor and outdoor pool with a sun lounge terrace. Or the super fast on-site WiFi and an incredible entertainment complex. It is because there is everything you could possibly need for the perfect holiday! The park features a huge heated indoor and outdoor swimming pool, arcade amusements and a brilliant kid’s clubs tailored for children up to 14 years.
Furthermore, there is an adventure playground where children can let of some steam climbing on the obstacles, whooshing down the slide and enjoy the swings. If you fancy a bit of family competition, team up and play a game of football or basketball on the multi-sports court. After a day of activities on park, you will have worked up an appetite and who wants to cook and clean the dishes whilst being on holiday? Instead you can chose to dine at the fantastic Boathouse Restaurant or takeaway fish and chips to enjoy in the caravan.
That extra bit special
What makes Highfield Grange that extra bit special compared to other holiday parks is the amazing evening entertainment. One this is for certain is that they love to put on a show! Every evening begins with a game of linked cash bingo. So for you adults who are feeling lucky, you are within a chance to win some mega cash prizes. At the show bar, the fabulous entertainment staff work their socks off to give amazing performances. The night starts with the children’s entertainment full of dancing and singing as well as game shows with prizes to be won. After the children have enjoyed their disco, it’s time for the parents and carers to sit back and relax and enjoy the evening entertainment. Every night of the week there is a unique performer on stage, this might be a cabaret singer, magician or comedian. However, you are guaranteed a huge variety of performances.
Unlike other holiday parks, the stage welcomes and hosts famous singers such as Simon Webbe! Back in 2009, the Irish Twins named Jedward stole the nation’s heart with their talented voices and loveable personality. This year, on 23rd July, they will be performing at Highfield Grange! Simon Webbe, a member of the boy band Blue who sold over 15 million records is also show casing at the park in October. Two fantastic artists gives it the site that ‘wow’ factor.
Close to Clacton on Sea
Clacton-on-Sea is right on your door step when you book accommodation here. With the beach less than two miles away, you can have the best of both worlds! You can paddle on the shore, build sandcastles and top up your sun tan all within an arm’s reach. Not to forget, spend some pennies at the 2p slots machine, enjoy an ice cream and fish n chips on the sand. Watching a show at the Princes Theatre in Clacton will make your holiday that extra bit special. The Princes Theatre boats a family-friendly environment and the staff work hard to ensure it’s a night at the theatre which will not be forgotten. The venue itself is authentic which acts character to all of the live shows.
The Princess Theatre
Throughout the year, the theatre hosts incredible performances and there is definitely a show which will suit everyone. Some of the productions include musicals such as grease, family shows such as princess and the pea as well as live tribute bands. The spectacular shows include the musical ‘The Chicago Blues Brother’s – A Night at the Theatre’ which features songs from all-time favourite musicals including Dirty Dancing, the Greatest Showman, Footlose and many more. Moreover, the ‘Circus of Horror’s’ celebrates its 25 year anniversary with an incredible variation of daring acts and amazing visuals.
Things to do nearby
With some family team work and collaboration, why not take on the role of being detectives to see if you can crack the code and escape! Only a 5 minute drive from Highfield Grange, Tricky Escape is Clacton’s very own escape room venue. Like any escape room, have 60 minutes to solve the puzzles in order for you to be released. This is a great way to spend the afternoon in Clacton on a less sunny day. With up to 6 family members, you can chose from 3 of the different escape rooms all with a different theme.
The ‘Magic and Mystery’ asks you to be the clever students as the grand wizard has gone missing and they need your help to find him. You have an hour to enter his magic lair to piece the puzzle together and explain his disappearance. Or perhaps you’ll chose to be time travellers however your time machine crashes which leaves you stick in the 80’s. You will need to work together to fix the machine to get you back to reality. Finally, for those of you more daring and brave enough you might chose the third room called ‘The Damned’. Unlike the other two rooms, this is for older children and adults, who will need to survive the terrifying experience and face their fears. No matter which one you chose to do, it is a thrilling experience!
For then the glorious sun is shining, you can have a light-hearted game of crazy golf at Greenwards. The adventure golf consists of 18 challenging holes with entry of only £4.50 per adult and £3.50 per child making it more than affordable. After a game of pitch n putt, grab a bite to eat at the superb Greenwards Café bar which serves traditional food from all day breakfasts to sandwiches and pastries. Apart from spending an afternoon in the sunshine playing crazy golf, the Cudmore Grove Country Park in Essex is a beautiful nature reserve to visit.
Over 102 acres of land of coastal views, there is so much you can see and do at Cudmore Grove. It is a fantastic place for birdwatching as well seeing other wildlife such as foxes and rabbits. There is a children’s outdoor play area built for children to enjoy and play on. As well as the beach is full of shells and stones which you can go hunting for fossils! The nature park welcomes visitors to bring picnics and BBQ’s, so you can spend the whole day enjoying the amazing coastal landscapes.
Brilliant for families
Holidays at Highfield Grange Holiday Park are brilliant for families with children of all ages. The location of the park means you can also enjoy exploring Clacton-on-Sea too. We have a superb range of accommodation at Highfield Grange and some fantastic cheap caravan holidays. Call our office number on 01362 470888 – option 1, to enquire about your next holiday and get up to 30% off!